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1891 Tonbridge Census
Reference RG12/681: Tonbridge Enumeration District No 1; Sub-District: Tonbridge; Enumerator: Lewis Gear
Boundary Being that part of the Town bounded on the East by a line drawn from the Lower Bridge High Street to the Mission Room at Cage Green
Contents All the Houses on the western side of High Street including New Wharf and houses on the London Road, all the houses in Dry Hill Park, Soho Cottages, Charltons and Hawden Farm and Cottages, also Grammar School and House.
The whole in the South Western (or Tonbridge) Parliamentary Division of Kent
Please note:
  • These census records have been transcribed from images of the original census sheets. Whilst all care has been taken, the result is an interpretation of the original which is available at Local Record Offices, from The National Archives, and from
  • Occupation has been unified (e.g. Ag Lab, Farm Lab, and many other such recordings are all displayed as Farm labourer).
  • The Sheet Number is as shown on the original document and is linked to a page showing all the entries on that Sheet (as well as entries from the following or previous sheet where the entry for the location covers more than one sheet).
  • In those instances where the Census entry is incorrect or missing and it has been possible from other sources to derive a correction, then these changes are shown inside square brackets, e.g. [Wife]

Census sheets
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Sheet    Place    Census entry

4220, Dry Hill RoadWilliam S E Thyne, M, Head, married, age 58, born Scotland; occupation: captain retired, indian and marine
    Euphemia Thyne, F, Wife, married, age 46, born Scotland
    William K Thyne, M, Son, age 15, born Aden; occupation: cadet on school ship 'Conway'
    Amy M Thyne, F, Daughter, age 13, born Scotland; occupation: scholar
    Katharine Thyne, F, Daughter, age 11, born Aden; occupation: scholar
    Thomas P Thyne, M, Son, age 10, born Aden; occupation: scholar
    George Thyne, M, Son, age 9, born Aden; occupation: scholar
    Walter Thyne, M, Son, age 7, born Aden; occupation: scholar
    Elsie D Thyne, F, Daughter, age 1, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Anna Leypoldt, F, Servant, single, age 21, born Germany; occupation: nursemaid
    Minnetta Collins, F, Servant, married, age 24, born Milford, Kent; occupation: cook

4222, Dry Hill RoadHenry Hilary, M, Head, married, age 47, born Bingley, Yorkshire; occupation: schoolmaster of mathematics
    Alice C Hilary, F, Wife, married, age 38, born Norwich, Norfolk
    Alice M Hilary, F, Daughter, single, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Ellen M Hilary, F, Daughter, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Henry J Hilary, M, Son, age 15, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Lucy E Hilary, F, Daughter, age 13, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Margaret Hilary, F, Daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: scholar
    Thomas Hilary, M, Son, age 9, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Katharine Hilary, F, Daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge, Kent
    Emma Pluck, F, Servant, single, age 20, born London; occupation: domestic servant
    Louisa Stapely, F, Servant, single, age 16, born Tunbridge, Kent; occupation: domestic servant

4232, Dry Hill RoadHarriet E Lachlan, F, Head, widowed, age 62, born Exmouth, Devon; occupation: living on her own means
    Robert Lachlan, M, Son, single, age 29, born Clapham, Surrey; occupation: fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
    Margaret C Lachlan, F, Daughter, single, age 27, born Clapham, Surrey
    Annie S Lachlan, F, Daughter, single, age 24, born Clapham, Surrey
    Mary A C Board, F, Stepmother, widowed, age 83, born Norwich, Norfolk
    Winifred R Maxwell, F, Visitor, single, age 22, born Richmond, Surrey
    Elizabeth H Jone, F, Servant, widowed, age 43, born Holborn, Middlesex; occupation: cook
    Mary E Jenner, F, Servant, single, age 18, born Shipbourne, Kent; occupation: housemaid
    Lily M A Collins, F, Servant, single, age 19, born Southborough, Kent; occupation: housemaid

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